[ hahy-uh-rahr-ki-kuhl, hahy-rahr- ]
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  1. of, belonging to, or characteristic of a hierarchy.

Origin of hierarchical

1425–75; late Middle English. See hierarch, -ical
  • Also hi·er·ar·chic .

Other words from hierarchical

  • hi·er·ar·chi·cal·ly, adverb
  • an·ti·hi·er·ar·chic, adjective
  • an·ti·hi·er·ar·chi·cal, adjective
  • an·ti·hi·er·ar·chi·cal·ly, adverb
  • non·hi·er·ar·chic, adjective
  • non·hi·er·ar·chi·cal, adjective
  • non·hi·er·ar·chi·cal·ly, adverb

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